Dreams of Civil War Americans

Author Jonathan White talked about the dreams of both soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. He detailed the dreams of… read more

Author Jonathan White talked about the dreams of both soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. He detailed the dreams of several individuals and reflected on the underlying emotions behind them, such as fear of death or hope of returning home. He also discussed how dreams became part of the wartime culture, reflected in such things as songs and poems. This discussion was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. close

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  • Harold Holzer Vice Chair Lincoln Forum (Abraham Lincoln Studies Group)
  • Jonathan W. White Associate Professor Christopher Newport University->American Studies

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Program ID:
437337-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Feb 03, 2018 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 20, 2018 | 6:14am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 03, 2018 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2018 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2018 | 6:14am EST | C-SPAN 3
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